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Published: Wednesday 16 November 2022

When not to massage baby

Although baby massage is almost always a pleasurable experience for both baby and parents or carers, there are occasions when it is best not to massage baby. Here are some general…

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Published: Tuesday 15 November 2022

What do I need to train as a baby massage instructor?

Students often ask ‘What do I need to train as a baby instructor?’ We do have a few requirements to join our infant massage instructor course although there is flexibility as this lis…

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Published: Friday 11 November 2022

Top ten toddler yoga books and resources

Our excellent Certificate in Teaching Toddler Yoga course sits alongside our Certificate in Teaching Baby Yoga course. Our sensory and yoga-inspired programme is a great way of…

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Published: Friday 04 November 2022

Top 14 'why things might go wrong' in your baby massage class

Most of the time baby massage sessions for most instructors will be enjoyable and fun, especially if they’re well-trained and have the skills to teach efficiently and k…

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Published: Thursday 27 October 2022

The benefits of massage for babies

So what are the benefits of massage for babies? Did you know that a ten minute massage, two or three times a week helps make a more confident parent-infant relationship? Babies…

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Published: Saturday 29 October 2022

The benefits of baby massage for infants with additional needs

In other blogs we’ve looked at the benefits of infant massage for both parents and babies. While the advantages for babies apply to all children, there are additional benefits for i…

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Published: Thursday 27 October 2022

Meet Julie, our founder and sleep support expert

Founder of To Baby and Beyond, Julie Cleasby, has a wealth of experience of working with families, and helping them make their lives a little easier, spanning back well over 25…

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Published: Monday 17 October 2022

Baby and toddler yoga breathing techniques: bee breath

The second of our features on breathing techniques in baby and toddler yoga looks at Bee Breath, also known as Bhramari. You can read about equal breathing in our previous…

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Published: Friday 14 October 2022

Changing clocks: top tips for keeping baby's sleep settled

With the clocks about to change on on Sunday 30th October 2022, we thought it a wise time to offer some advice on how to keep baby's sleeping settled, both for their benefit and…

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Published: Monday 10 October 2022

Equipment for your Music & Movement class

Earlier this year we launched our fantastic Music and Movement instructor course; the skills you learn on our course are hugely flexible and will open up a wealth of opportunities…

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Published: Wednesday 05 October 2022

Research update: mothers’ experiences attending an online infant massage class

While most baby massage classes will have now returned to in-person sessions at local venues, there may still be some instances in which baby massage classes are being run online.…

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Published: Thursday 22 September 2022

What age range is baby and toddler reflexology suitable for?

If you're planning to learn to teach baby and toddler reflexology, it's useful to understand the potential age of babies or toddlers that can safely and enjoyably come to your…

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